Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Sunday 22 December 2013

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    We'll sing along with Christmas carols from all around the world today and we'll also hear the enchanting story of The Night Before Christmas told by Risteárd Cooper.

    Sunday June 28th
    Edward Elgar loved to compose as a child and he even wrote music for a play that he performed with his with his brothers and sisters. Years later when he was a successful composer he arranged it for an orchestra and called it his 'Wand of Youth' Suite, and we'll hear it on Sunday. We'll also hear the story of Tubby the Tuba read by Stephen Fry. 

    Sunday July 5th
    Benjamin Britten used short piano tunes that he wrote when he was ten, to compose music for young music students to play. But his Simple Symphony became so popular; many professional orchestras still play it today. We'll hear it on Sunday morning, with movements including the Boisterous Bourrée and Frolicsome Finale. We'll also hear music by Ponchielli written for lots of different times of the day in his Dance of the Hours.

    Sunday July 12th
    It took Edvard Grieg many months to write the music for 'Peer Gynt', the story of a lazy Norwegian farm-boy, and although Grieg may not have enjoyed writing it, we certainly enjoy listening to it. We'll hear his music this morning including the Arabian Dance and In the Hall of the Mountain King. We'll also hear music by the Italian composer Jean-Baptiste Lully, who studied the guitar, violin, keyboard and was a famous dancer!

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: Christmas Chopsticks
      Performer(s): Unknown
      Performer(s): Unknown
      Duration: 2:31
    • 07:03
      Title: Harp Concerto
      Performer(s): Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters Von
      Performer(s): Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters Von
      Duration: 4:19
    • 07:07
      Title: Carol Of The Bells
      Performer(s): Leontovich / Wilhousky
      Performer(s): Leontovich / Wilhousky
      Duration: 1:42
    • 07:09
      Title: Home Alone Main Title (Somewhere In My Memory)
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Duration: 5:10
    • 07:15
      Title: Jupiter From The Planets
      Performer(s): Holst, Gustav
      Performer(s): Holst, Gustav
      Duration: 8:23
    • 07:23
      Title: Il Est Ne, Le Divin Enfant
      Performer(s): Anon
      Performer(s): Anon
      Duration: 1:59
    • 07:25
      Title: The Elephant
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 2:57
    • 07:27
      Title: Away In A Manger
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:40
    • 07:31
      Title: Sleigh Ride
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Duration: 3:29
    • 07:35
      Title: Stille Nacht
      Performer(s): Gruber, Franz
      Performer(s): Gruber, Franz
      Duration: 3:07
    • 07:39
      Title: Symphony No. 101 In D 'Clock' (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 6:25
    • 07:45
      Title: The Night Before Christmas
      Performer(s): Lane, Philip
      Performer(s): Lane, Philip
      Duration: 6:42
    • 07:52
      Title: Don Oíche Úd I Mbeithil
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:45
    • 07:56
      Title: Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town
      Performer(s): Coots, J. Fred/Gillespie, Haven
      Performer(s): Coots, J. Fred/Gillespie, Haven
      Duration: 2:55

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